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For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, or obesity have a higher likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
A new initiative led by Columbia University and the n-Lorem Foundation will develop personalized therapies for individuals with "nano-rare" genetic forms of ALS and treat them for free, for life.
Discovery reveals that a protein normally involved in clearing cells of molecular debris can clump into fibrils, potentially hobbling cells
- January 31, 2021
Please join in welcoming Dr. Yalda Moayedi-Esfahani to the department.
Source:ForbesNovember 10, 2020
Philip De Jager, a neurologist at Columbia University in New York, investigated what epigenetic changes occurred in the presence of tau tangles.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomJuly 29, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion.
Source:Science MagazineJuly 8, 2020
Researchers have converted a bacterial toxin into a genome editing tool that, for the first time, can make precise changes to DNA in mitochondria, the cell’s power plants.
Source:Oprah MagazineJune 24, 2020
The Alzheimer’s epidemic no one is talking about. That’s where the work of Jennifer J. Manly, PhD, a professor of neuropsychology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, comes in.